Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 289.6
Familial polycythemia
  • ICD-9-CM 289.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 289.6 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D75.0 Familial erythrocytosis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Familial polycythemia vera
  • Polycythemia vera, familial
Applies To
  • Familial:
    • benign polycythemia
    • erythrocytosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 289.6:
  • Erythrocytosis (megalosplenic)
    • familial 289.6
  • Polycythemia (primary) (rubra) (vera) (M9950/1) 238.4
    • benign 289.0
      • familial 289.6
    • familial (benign) 289.6
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